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Is plastic pollution depriving us of oxygen?

4 mins | Jun 12, 2019
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One microorganism has been tirelessly producing a tenth of all the oxygen on earth. But these bacteria, known as Prochlorococcus, are in jeopardy. Lena Zeldovich in JSTOR examines how plastic pollution within our oceans could be costing us our most precious resource.
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